Robert Akerlof is the son of the veteran American economist Janet Yellen. Just like his mother, he has also chosen the same pathway. In fact, he is also working as an economist. Robert, professionally, is the University of Warwick’s Associate Professor of Economics. Also, he is serving as a research affiliate for the Centre for Economic Policy Research (CEPR).
Having a major research interest in sociology and economics, he mainly focuses on social interaction. Know everything about his professional life (job), age, and family below!
|Parents||George Akerlof and Janet Yellen|
|Education||Ph.D. degree from Harvard|
10 Facts On Robert Akerlof
- Robert was born in June 1981 and As of 2020, his age is 39. His nationality is American.
- He is the son of George Akerlof and Janet Yellen. His parents got married in June 1978 after a year of their dating relationship.
- Robert’s father George is also an economist, currently working as a professor at Georgetown University. He has been honored with the Nobel Memorial Prize in Economic Sciences.
- Similarly, his mother Janet is a famous economist serving at the Brookings Institution. Also, she is the University of California, Berkeley’s professor emeritus. Most recently in November 2020, she has been appointed as the US treasury secretary in the charge of Joe Biden, the recently elected UD’s President.
- He is yet to confirm the actual figure of his income and net worth to the media. However, he indeed savors a luxurious lifestyle. His mother, Janet has garnered a net worth of about $13 million from her career as an economist, confirmed by Celebrity Net Worth.
- Just like his parents, Robert is an economist. Currently, he is the University of Warwick’s Associate Professor of Economics. Also, he is CEPR’s research affiliate.
- He is a Ph.D. degree holder from Harvard. While studying at Harvard, he served as a Presidential Scholar.
- Robert’s areas of interest are sociology and economics, applied microeconomic theory, and organizational economics.
- He hasn’t spoken anything relating to his love life. So, as of now, it is still a mystery as to whether he is married or not.
- Robert is yet to secure his name in Wikipedia. However, you can find his exclusive details in this article.